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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Health Aid Provider with demonstrated command of Health Care System. Medical Center expert with developed aptitude for compassionate and patient service. Multilingual and fluent in English and Hawaiian, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.

Skills
  • Client documentation
  • Quality program protocols
  • Compassionate client care
  • People skills
  • Decision-making
  • Relationship building
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Care plan management
  • Clerical
Experience
02/2014 to Current Home Care Provider Community Medical Centers | Fresno, CA,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Tracked and reported clients' progress based on observations and conversations.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Assisted patients with personal care to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Interacted with patients through games and fun activities to boost mood and improve overall memory.
02/2016 to 02/2019 Phlebotomist Chartwell Retirement Residences | Edmonson, TX,
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Coordinated in-office and off-site testing for high volume of daily patient samples.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Interviewed patients and documented details to update and file paperwork.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking all information for accuracy.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • Interviewed patients to verify test requisitions and patient identity.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Collected blood samples from 15-25 individuals per day, maintaining consistent patient flow.
  • Prepared patients for examination by properly draping patients, obtaining vital signs, verifying referrals and taking detailed health history.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
01/2014 to 12/2016 Health Care Aide Hendrick Medical Center | Early, TX,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
  • Answered patient and family questions to educate on optimal treatment procedures.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Assisted physicians with examinations and patient scans during diagnostic processes.
  • Charted patient blood pressures, temperatures, blood sugar levels and vitals, using Medical terminology.
  • Assisted nurses with cleaning G-tube, J-tube and regular catheter insertion.
  • Triaged patients by phone and provided general assistance for basic and advanced needs.
09/2008 to 12/2013 Certified Medical Assistant Corona Regional Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Processed and produced ER, OR and portable x-ray information to assist diagnosis.
  • Batch-scanned and indexed patient charts to improve data availability while maintaining security.
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Completed basic physical assessments of clinic patients to provide optimal care.
  • Contributed to office operations by triaging patients by severity of medical complaint.
  • Administered rapid tests such as COVID and Strep to help clinical staff assess conditions.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Interviewed patients to verify information, record medical history and confirm purpose of visit.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1986 to to High School Diploma | Katella High School, Anaheim, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2008 to to Certificate of Medical Assistant | Medical Assisting American Career College, Ontario, CA GPA:
  • Honor Roll 2007
  • Department of Health HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Eduction and Training 2009
Expected in 09/2018 to to Licenses Phlebotomist | Medical Laboratory Technology Bates Technical College, Tacoma, WA GPA:
  • Completed coursework in Phlebotomist, Certification
  • Credential Number: PC 60799668
  • Expires 09/23/2022
  • Renewal every 2 years
  • 3.8 GPA
Expected in 08/2023 to to Bachelor of Science | Health Administration City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Katella High School
  • American Career College
  • Bates Technical College
  • City University of Seattle

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Care Provider
  • Phlebotomist
  • Health Care Aide
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate of Medical Assistant
  • Licenses Phlebotomist
  • Bachelor of Science

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